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French Intrigue (1970)

Cannabis (original title)
Serge Morgan is a killer working for the American Mafia. After performing a contract in New York for his employers, he takes the plane back to Paris and, during the flight, he gets to know ... See full summary »

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(based on the novel "Et puis s'en vont..." by), (adaptation) (as Frantz-Andre Burguet) | 2 more credits »
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Serge Morgan
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Jane Swenson
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Paul
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Inspector Bardeche
Paul Albert Krumm ...
Lancan
Yvette Lebon ...
La maîtresse d'Emery
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Henri Emery
Laurence Badie ...
Mme carbona
Rita Renoir
Marcel Lupovici
Pierre Asso
Giulio Mauroni
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Serge Morgan is a killer working for the American Mafia. After performing a contract in New York for his employers, he takes the plane back to Paris and, during the flight, he gets to know Jane, the rich daughter of an ambassador. Once in Orly Airport he gets seriously wounded by the men of French drug kingpin Henri Emery. He manages to escape them though and takes refuge at Jane's. Passion sets in between the killer and the young lady. As of then, sex will be intertwined with blood and death. For better or worse... Written by Guy Bellinger

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There's A Million Dollar Contract Out On THE GODFATHER! See more »


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December 1974 (USA)  »

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French Intrigue  »

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2.35 : 1
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Box office flop everywhere except in Japan. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Première Blessure
Written by Serge Gainsbourg
Arranged and Performed by Jean-Claude Vannier Et Son Ensemble
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Serge Gainsbourg with a machine gun and a chicken coup
12 August 2000 | by (Edmonton, Ab.) – See all my reviews

Cannabis or 'French Intrigue' as it was called on the North American video release is a low budget film with not much to see in it besides a naked Jane Birkin getting it on. Serge Gainsbourg Smoking one cigarette after another plays a unshaven, hoodlum involved with a international drug smuggling conspiracy. Jane Birkin is a girl Serge meets on a air-plane, and nudity ensue, not Gainsbourg though which is a scary proposition seeing him in that Lemon incest video. Another memorable scene is Serge in a huge Chicken coupe shooting it out with other baddies. Soundtrack is by Gainsbourg and is very cool as with everything the man did.


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